Chris Evers

Chris Evers holding large lizard

Founded by naturalist Chris Evers in 2002, Animal Embassy is dedicated to exotic animal rescue & adoption and environmental education. Animal Embassy’s mission is to foster an individual’s appreciation and respect for the natural world and the incredible diversity of life on Earth through hands-on, educational and entertaining live animal experiences. Chris and his staff of professional environmental educators bring science to life for students of all ages.

Animal Embassy has rescued/adopted more than 500 exotic animals over the years and currently maintains over 100 non-releasable animals in including small mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds, arachnids and insects. Our live Animal Ambassadors enrich the presentation of a wide range of topics including diversity, biodiversity, habitats, conservation and more.

Chris is a naturalist specializing in wildlife conservation and environmental education. Chris brings over 25 years of experience teaching children, working with nature centers and nonprofit environmental organizations, and developing educational programming.

Having traveled extensively throughout the United States, Africa, India, and Central America, Chris has photographed and studied some of the most critically endangered animals. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science and has experience working with raptors, big cats, bears, wolves, crocodilians and venomous snakes.

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